NY sports betting revenue up 75.7% in January

Commerical sports wagering revenue in New York jumped 75.7% year-on-year in January, according to new figures released by the New York State Gaming Commission.


Gross gaming revenue from sports betting amounted to $3.3m (£2.4m/€2.7m) in January, up from $1.9m in the corresponding month last year and 43.4% higher than $2.3m, in the final month of 2020.

Rush Street’s Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady retained top spot in New York with $1.4m in revenue, up 79.7% from $778,997 last year.

The del Lago Resort and Casino in Waterloo and its DraftKings sportsbook was close behind in second with $1.3m, more than double the $610,250 posted in January 2020.

Resorts World Catskills ranked third with $479,557, up by 21.2% year-on-year, while Tioga Downs Casino in the Fingerlakes, which runs a FanDuel sportsbook, followed with $390,346, up 59.4% on last year.

For the financial year to date, sports wagering revenue in the 10 months through to the end of January was $3.3m.

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